Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.15
Liaison Kelly Wellman
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Texas A&M University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 2.00 Nancy De Leon
Interim Director
Professional Development
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
50-74%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

HROE Professional Development offers face-to-face and online classes, workshops, programs and resources to all employees. We are currently transforming how we develop employees, taking a more systems thinking and holistic approach across the employee lifecycle. Programming includes Orientation, Functional / Technical development, and progressive Leadership Development. Functional / technical development focuses on holistic competency development of what one needs to know and do across 4 competency levels through the lifecycle of their current (or desired future) functional role. Progressive Leadership development focuses on what one needs to know and do within their current (or in preparation for their next) leadership level. Wellness and Sustainability are included in the orientation and leadership development programming. In addition to enabling individual competency development, performance, and impact, we offer organization development services to help enable an organization improving its competency, performance, and impact.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

Office of Diversity: Enhancing Diversity Seminar Series; Step In Stand Up Speaker Series; Aggie Ally Workshops; Annual Reverend Martin Luther King Breakfast; Multicultural Services: CommUnity Conversations Speaker Series; Office of Diversity: Campus Climate Session


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
1-24%

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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